The Fifty-Seventh Presidential Inauguration on January 21, 2013 presented by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.

Swearing-In Ceremony for President John Tyler


Library of Congress

Oath of Office

Administered to John Tyler by the Honorable William Cranch, Chief Judge of the U.S. Circuit Court.

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Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW,
Brown's Hotel
Washington, DC

Facts, Firsts & Precedents

First Vice President to assume Presidency upon the death of the President.